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Simpson, Christa

 Simpson
This is my 8th year of teaching. I received my M.A.T. in Social Studies from The Citadel. I earned a B.A. in History and Studio Art from the College of Charleston. I am a National Geographic Certified Teacher. I've been a tour guide for the Charleston Museum and worked for Charleston Walks. 

I love history, traveling, photography, Doctor Who, and my dogs.

For the 2018-2019 school year I am teaching Honors World History and CP World Geography.


Contact Information

 Email:  christa_simpson@charleston.k12.sc.us
 Phone:  843-881-8200 ext 257-0148
 Room #:
 E-216
 Office Hours:
 Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday 7:45-8:15

Courses Taught

World Geography

This course is designed to give students a basic understanding of world geography and world history from the time of earliest civilizations through the present.  Students will study the political, economic, cultural, and social events that have shaped the world in their geographic context. Students will create individual and group projects throughout the course and develop their writing skills.  This course will prepare students for the High School Assessment Program (HSAP) Exit Exam required of all tenth graders. Courses will meet yearlong on an alternating day schedule.


**STUDENTS--To access/see this class, you will need to create an Edmodo account (https://ccsdschools.edmodo.com) and can obtain the Group Code from Mrs. Simpson.
**PARENTS--
To access/see this class, you will need to create an Edmodo account (https://ccsdschools.edmodo.com)and can obtain the Parent Code through your student's Edmodo account.

World History Honors

            This is an honors level survey course of modern world geography, history, and culture.  Students are expected to demonstrate knowledge of basic chronology and major events and themes from the Middle Ages to the Present.  The goals of the class are to help students (a) develop a more sophisticated understanding of primary sources, (b) improve reading comprehension, and (c) appropriately and effectively categorize, generalize, evaluate, and synthesize information.  The content of the course follows the Pre-AP Initiative of the College Entrance Examination Board.      

            This course is designed to assist students in understanding how people and countries of the world have become increasingly interconnected.  In the last 600 years population growth, demand for resources, curiosity, and technology have converged to draw the distant corners of the world closer together.  Critical thinking is highly important to this course which emphasizes on why and how people, ideas, and technology have made an impact on diverse groups of people. 

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